Community Announcements / Events

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates April 15th

APRIL 15TH RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

Governor Cuomo issued an Executive Order today that all people MUST wear a mask or face covering in public in situations where social distancing is not possible.

Hunter College is offering “Hunter at Home”, a series of interactive lectures, readings, and discussion with Hunter faculty who will share their research and take your questions.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates April 13th

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The State established a new partnership with the New York State Court System to create a pro bono network of volunteer lawyers to provide New Yorkers in need with free legal assistance with unemployment claims.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates April 10th

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Flags will be flown at half-mast in New York State to honor those New Yorkers we have lost as a result of COVID-19. The flags will fly at half-mast as long as New York is on PAUSE.

Governor Cuomo launched a social media campaign to show who we are staying home for.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates April 8th

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The Comptroller's office has created an online COVID-19 Resource Center​ to support New Yorkers through this pandemic. Whether you are a homeowner or tenant, want resources for nonprofits, small businesses, or freelancers, are concerned about New York's seniors, students, or our immigrant communities, the Comptroller's COVID-19 Resource Center​ has information you can use.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates April 7th

APRIL 7TH RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

E Pluribus Unim is now part of New York State’s Great Seal. Out of many, one. As Governor Cuomo said, “the importance of that motto is especially clear and relevant today.”

Governor Cuomo has extended the NY PAUSE executive order until April 29. Schools and non-essential businesses will remain closed at least until that date.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates April 3rd

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New Guidance: Wear Homemade Masks in Public

As of yesterday, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is recommending that everyone wear a face covering when outside of their home to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Wearing a face covering will not make New Yorkers invincible! Health officials are adamant that we still need to stay home as much as possible.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates April 2nd

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The State is launching an online portal that will help connect our hospitals and healthcare facilities with the nearly 80,000 healthcare workers who have volunteered to help. The portal will prioritize the deployment of NY-based workers to hospitals with the greatest need.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates March 31st

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Gov. Cuomo has delayed the New York Presidential Primary to June 23, to combine the Presidential delegate vote with Congressional, State Senate and State Assembly primaries. Check out Whosontheballot.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates March 30th

MARCH 30TH RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

Yesterday, Governor Cuomo extended the "New York on PAUSE" policy until April 15th. That means non-essential businesses and schools will continue to stay closed. Gatherings of any size for any reason remain canceled and all New Yorkers continue to be directed to practice social distancing — by staying home and keeping six feet of space from others when in public.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates March 29th

MARCH 29TH RESOURCES AND UPDATES:
 

All in-person HRA appointments have been canceled, and no negative actions will be taken on a client's case. For the safety of clients and staff, they are asking all New Yorkers who need services to do as much as they can through ACCESS HRA and by calling 311. You can download the ACCESS HRA mobile app or visit nyc.